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Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use
Experts say the figure may be heavily underreported.
'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'
Christmas can be a particularly trying time for problem drinkers and their families, an addiction counsellor said.
Alcohol pricing: Here's how the planned changes will affect your pocket
The government has announced that it will be setting the price of alcohol at €1 a unit.
Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2
It would be part of minimum-pricing laws to set a floor price on beer, wine and spirits.
Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry
88 people die every month in Ireland as a direct result of alcohol. Drink is wreaking havoc on our health and finances – and it’s time to push back.
How alcohol affects Ireland in 4 stark graphs
A major HSE report yesterday looked at the harm alcohol causes in Irish society – and it made for grim reading.
How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report
The harm experienced by people due to their own drinking is only part of the story argues Alcohol Action Ireland.